Arthritis

The Best Shoes For Knee Arthritis

People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones.

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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked To Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis

FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Low cardiovascular fitness in late adolescence is associated with an increased risk for incident psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis among men, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in PLOS ONE. Marta Laskowski, from...
Related topics: Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Arthritis Drugs 'impressive' For Severe Covid But Not 'magic Cure'

US and UK experts weigh in on research that compares monoclonal antibody therapies with usual care for people critically ill with COVID-19. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research

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What Shoes Work Best With Arthritic Knees?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2021 -- Lots of Americans suffer from painful arthritic knees, but a new study finds that wearing the right type of shoe may help ease discomfort. Patients with knee arthritis will achieve greater pain relief by opting for...
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To Understand Periodontal Disease, Researchers Examine The Surprising Behavior Of T Cells

In diseases characterized by bone loss -such as periodontitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis -- there is a lot that scientists still don't understand. What is the role of the immune response in the process? What happens to the regulatory...
Related topics: Medical Research, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis

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Hydroxychloroquine Level Tied To Thrombosis Risk In Lupus

MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- For patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), lower hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) blood levels are associated with a higher risk for thrombotic events, according to a study published online Jan. 5 in Arthritis &...
Related topics: Thrombosis, Lupus, Medical Research

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Uk Approves Anti-inflammatory Drugs To Treat Sickest Covid-19 Patients After Strong Results In...

Two rheumatoid arthritis drugs that suppress the immune system may help critically ill patients survive covid-19
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Arthritis, Leprosy, Skin Disorders Curable With Cow Urine And Dung, Indian Gov't Panel Claims

The Cow Commission of India has announced that it will hold a voluntary exam on 'Gau Vigyan' (cow science) at the national level. The exam is intended to generate interest among the general public, especially students, about the domestic cow and its...

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Rheumatologist Shortage Threatens Arthritis Care

Dr Kanika Monga discusses two systemic changes that could make all the difference in improving quality of life for patients with painful rheumatic conditions. Medscape Rheumatology

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Making Strides In Tackling Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive disease of the flexible joints. It is the most common joint disorder in the U.S., ranking among the top three causes of chronic disability and delay in returning to work. OA accounts for more difficulty with...
Related topics: Osteoarthritis

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Guselkumab A Hit In Phase Iii For Psa

(MedPage Today) -- This story was originally published on April 10, 2020. As part of MedPage Today's review of the past year's top stories, we are republishing it, along with an update on psoriatic arthritis, reviewing subsequent developments in...
Related topics: Psoriatic Arthritis

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Covid Question: Is Hydroxychloroquine Safe In Rheumatoid Arthritis?

(MedPage Today) -- The psychiatric events that have been reported among patients with COVID-19 treated with hydroxychloroquine generally haven't been seen in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have used the drug, a multinational cohort study found...
Related topics: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medical Research

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Clinical Challenges: Future Treatment Options For Psoriatic Arthritis

(MedPage Today) -- At the end of 2020, the universe of potential treatments for psoriatic arthritis -- a heterogeneous, challenging condition estimated to afflict one to two individuals per 1,000 in the general population -- continues to...
Related topics: Psoriatic Arthritis

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How To Talk To Your Doctor About Arthritis Pain

SUNDAY, Dec. 20, 2020 – Chronic pain can be excruciating, debilitating and hard to describe. Yet the best way to get the right treatment for the exact pain you're experiencing is to put those symptoms into words, so your doctor can pinpoint a...
Related topics: Chronic Pain

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Why Gilead Retreated On Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Galapagos was crushed on Wednesday after the firm, in conjunction with Gilead, announced a new commercialization and development agreement for their Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) treatment.
Related topics: Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Pandemic Doesn't Stop Dad From Hip Replacement So He Can Dance At Daughter's Wedding

A Long Island dad wanted to dance with his daughter at her wedding, and he wasn't going to let the pandemic or hip arthritis stop him. He had a hip replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Life Expectancy, Costs For Ra Patients Examined

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 9, 2020 -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a loss of life expectancy (LE) of 4.97 years, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Ying-Ming Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., from China Medical...
Related topics: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medical Research

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Clinical Challenges: Treatment Of Psoriatic Arthritis

(MedPage Today) -- Numerous options are currently available for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, ranging from simple nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and to new...
Related topics: Psoriatic Arthritis

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Year In Review: Rheumatoid Arthritis

(MedPage Today) -- The therapeutic options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) continued to expand in 2020, with clinical reports emerging since the approval of the oral Janus kinase (JAK) upadacitinib (Rinvoq) for RA in August 2019. Other promising...
Related topics: Rheumatoid Arthritis

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A 'stunning' Alternative Rx For Arthritic Joints?

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 -- A procedure that "stuns" pain-sensing nerves might offer relief to people with severe arthritis of the hip or shoulder, a small, preliminary study suggests. The procedure is a form of radiofrequency ablation, where...
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